Waterford Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Waterford Township
The former East Waterford School
The former East Waterford School
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°20′49″N 90°06′36″W / 40.34694°N 90.11000°W / 40.34694; -90.11000Coordinates: 40°20′49″N 90°06′36″W / 40.34694°N 90.11000°W / 40.34694; -90.11000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 21.17 sq mi (54.8 km2)
 • Land 20.96 sq mi (54.3 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.99%
Elevation 446 ft (136 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 181
 • Density 8.9/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61542
FIPS code 17-057-79137

Waterford Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 187 and it contained 92 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 21.17 square miles (54.8 km2), of which 20.96 square miles (54.3 km2) (or 99.01%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.99%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)


The township contains the main Waterford Cemetery. Also family cemeteries:Ames Cemetery and the Ashby cemetery

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • G Bray Airport
  • Norris Farms Airport


  • Dickson Mounds State Park


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 181 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Lewistown School District 97

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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